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Penn State World Campus most recognized in U.S. News’ online programs rankings

Penn State World Campus has been recognized as a high-quality online institution by U.S. News and World Report.
Urban farmer and author Will Allen

'Good Food Revolution' comes to Penn State Behrend

Will Allen operates Growing Power, the nation's preeminent urban farm. He will discuss his work there, and his book, "The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities," when the Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend resumes Nov. 9.
Urban farmer and author Will Allen

Will Allen

Urban farmer and author Will Allen will discuss "The Good Food Revolution" when Penn State Behrend's Speaker Series resumes Nov. 9.

Ralph Ford

Jefferson Lecture Series features Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford

An active network of innovators and entrepreneurs backed by educational, industry and government partners can do more than make some companies money. According to Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford, it just might revive Erie's economy. Ford outlined a model for entrepreneurial support at a Sept. 27 program in the Jefferson Lecture Series. Here, he revisits some key points from that presentation.
Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford discusses innovation ecosystems

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford discussed support for entrepreneurs during a Sept. 27 program at the Jefferson Educational Society. "Universities have always had a significant role in these systems," he said. "We're one of the key ingredients."

Ken Louie

Erie's economy is slowing, Penn State Behrend economist says

The Erie region’s economic recovery stalled in late 2015, and planned layoffs at GE Transportation, Lord Corp., and other major employers could make conditions even rougher, said Ken Louie, director of the Economic Research Institute of Erie and an associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend’s Black School of Business.
Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend

Ken Louie (ELI)

Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend and director of the Economic Research Institute of Erie, tracks movement in the local economy. He saw signs of it slowing in late 2015.

Stand for State

Stand for State Abington

Penn State Abington students and staff marked the launch of Stand for State on Jan. 28. 

Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend, at an excavation site in Petra, Jordan.

Unearthing Mysteries

Discovering history through excavation of ancient landmarks is what inspires Leigh-Ann Bedal, a professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. These discoveries help uncover a greater understanding of the past.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony opens the Innovation Commons lab at Penn State Behrend.

Invent Penn State dedicates Innovation Commons lab at Penn State Behrend

Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons — an idea laboratory, maker space, technology playground, legal office, marketing agency and entrepreneurs’ gathering spot rolled under one roof — has opened to support small businesses and startups. The facility was funded in part by the Invent Penn State initiative.

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